Great Lakes Center For The Arts
231.439.2600

Capital Campaign

Donor Benefits

Northern Michigan residents already recognize the opportunities presented by a major performing arts and cultural center. Lead supporters have committed funding of over $20 million toward a capital campaign goal of $25 million.

In order to achieve these financial goals, the Great Lakes Center for the Arts is pursuing support from individuals, foundations and corporations who embrace the vision and who, collectively, will be recognized as the Founding Circle of the Great Lakes Center for the Arts.

Those who wish to learn more about joining the family of supporters or becoming a member of the Founding Circle of the Great Lakes Center for the Arts are invited to contact us for more information. 

Donations can be made with a credit card online; choose the level of donation you would like to consider from the buttons below:

               

Privately funded by dedicated and generous individuals, corporations and foundations who recognize the importance of the arts in culture in thriving communities and who believe in the mission to inspire, entertain and educate residents and visitors to the region with world-class performances, the Great Lakes Center for the Arts is a 501c3 non-profit organization with an independent Board of Directors. 

The Center gratefully accepts gifts of stock. Click here for instructions on transferring securities electronically.

Learn more about having a greater impact while meeting your philanthropic and financial goals by pledging a gift over time.

Select naming opportunities are available to recognize your family’s, company’s or foundation’s dedication to the arts and thriving communities. Please contact Maris Harrington, Director of Development, to learn more about available opportunities.

Maris Harrington, Director of Development,
O: 231.439.2606
C: 231 633.2606
E: maris@greatlakescfa.org

HELPFUL FORMS:

PLEDGE FORM

METHODS OF GIVING 

IRS RECOGNITION LETTER

 

RECOGNITION

The Great Lakes Center for the Arts Founding Circle is thanking and recognizing members in several ways:

  • Permanent recognition on the Founding Circle wall
    located in the lobby of the Center
  • Invitations to the Opening Gala at the Center
  • Invitations to an annual Founding Circle concert or program
  • Recognition as Founding Circle members in all program books and annual reports
  • Access to the private donor lounge
  • VIP Concierge Services
  • Advance Priority Ticketing Services

Additionally, the Great Lakes Center for the Arts will be pleased to recognize upper-level Founding Circle contributions through a select number of visible naming opportunities. 

BOX SEATS

The theater in the Great Lakes Center for the Arts includes upper-level boxes and main floor boxes in the Center’s prime orchestra seats. Boxes are designed to hold four to eight people. Boxes are available for naming gifts of $500,000 and above. Box holders receive: 

  • Permanent recognition on the Founding Circle wall located in the lobby of the Center
  • Invitations to the Opening Gala at the Center
  • Invitations to an annual Founding Circle concert or program
  • Recognition as Founding Circle members in all program books and annual reports
  • Access to the private donor lounge
  • VIP Concierge Services
  • Advance Priority Ticketing Services
  • Preferential rights to box seat tickets during the naming rights period
  • Theater
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Intellectual Dialogue
  • Movies & Film
  • Education